The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as "the world's toughest foot race". It is a 135-mile (217 km) course starting at 279 feet (85 m) below sea level in the Badwater Basin, in California's Death Valley, and ending at an elevation of 8360 feet (2548 m) at Whitney Portal, the trailhead to Mount Whitney.
- Tom Knight narrates "Badwater" traileryoutube.com
- Joe De Sena on Running The Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valleyyoutube.com
- 2016 STYR Labs Badwater 135 - Episode 02 - The Startyoutube.com
- Badwater Ultramarathon: world's toughest raceyoutube.com
Oct 01, 2008 · Covering 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA, the Badwater Ultramarathon is the most demanding and extreme running race offered anywhere on the planet. The start line is at Badwater, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in the Western Hemisphere at 280’ (85m) below sea level.
Even before they reached the starting line i was moved by the movie. I have never raced Badwater, but have raced enough to know what emotions you feel at the start and to even begin to imagine how they feel starting off on the Badwater 135 is overwhelming. The remainer of the film chronicles several runners from the front of the pack on back.
“The World’s Toughest Foot Race” Covering 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA, the Badwater® 135 is the most demanding and extreme running race offered anywhere on the planet. The start line is at Badwater Basin, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in North America at 280’ (85m) below sea level.
A film by Mel Stuart "Running on the Sun" is a documentary dealing with the Badwater 135 Ultra-marathon. While an ultra-marathon is defined as any race with a distance longer than a marathon (26.2 miles), Badwater is a grueling 135 mile race beginning in Death Valley (Badwater, California, elevation 282 feet below sea level) and ascending to 8000 feet by the race's end which includes an 18 ...
Mar 14, 2018 · After a suggestion from an experienced trail runner, Emu and I watched the documentary Running on the Sun the other day, which is about the Badwater 135 ultramarathon through Death Valley. I think the idea was that we were supposed to learn something for our upcoming Larapinta Trail Run.
Feb 15, 2007 · Just for a moment, imagine how difficult it is to run a mile. Now imagine running a mile in 120 degrees. Now imagine running it uphill. Now imagine doing it 135 times in a row without sleeping. Each year, about 90 runners line up to see if they have what it takes to cross 135 miles of Death Valley on foot.
1999 Badwater Ultramarathon: Running on the Sun Trailer This is the trailer for “Running on the Sun,” the acclaimed feature-length documentary about the 1999 Badwater Ultramarathon. It was produced by Mel Stuart and is available from Rhino Home Video. Badwater Ultramarathon™ is the world’s toughest foot race. This legendary, epic, 135 mile running race travels non-stop in the heat of
Dec 23, 2013 · Billed as the toughest footrace in the world, the 36th annual Badwater 135 starts at Badwater Basin in Death Valley, 280 feet below sea level, where athletes begin a 135-mile non-stop run over ...
Smile: It’s 125 degrees in the Shade Minutes before start at the 2006 Badwater 135 Ultramarathon, the mood was upbeat among the small community of athletes. Runners posed for photos with each other and with their crews. Among those at the start were former winner Pam Reed, who had joined Lisa for training earlier in the year, and Dean Karnazes.